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At the Dresden College of Music Carl Maria von Weber, future singers are trained under outstanding study conditions and in an exceptionally creative environment. Many winners of national and international competitions, world-famous alumni, engagements in top choirs and successful solo careers testify to the efficiency and sustainability of our training concept.


broadly diversified, practically oriented, individually

The focus of the study programme is the development of an artistic personality with all its creative potential, who confidently meets the requirements of the current music business. The basis for this is the comprehensive technical and musical training and promotion of creativity and independence.

Opera Class

In the ensemble work of the Master's programme "Opera" you will acquire comprehensive stylistic confidence in all epochs of music theatre, the ability to interpret and language competence.

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Lied and Concert Class

In the Master's programme, the Lied and Concert Class is dedicated to imparting extensive knowledge and suggestions in song and oratorio singing.

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Study Cooperations

The Master's programmes in Choral Singing and Stage Practice Solo offer students practical work experience in the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden (Semperoper) or the Städtische Theater Chemnitz, already during their studies.

Master of Music Stage Practice Solo

Master of Music Choral Singing

Focus Areas

In addition, and depending on individual objectives, audition training and regular auditions before directors, agencies and on the stages of the region are also part of the programme. The training spectrum is extended by regular master classes and workshops with internationally successful artists. Furthermore, the college's own recording studio offers the opportunity to create professional application videos or sound recordings as part of your studies.

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Concert and Stage Practice

Networking with the various theatre and university institutions in Dresden and the region as well as cooperation at national and international level is part of the profile of our work. The Dresden Academy of Fine Arts is a permanent partner. The Palucca University of Dance is also repeatedly involved in the productions. 

Flexible Study Contents

Depending on the self-determined goal of the training, students can choose between artistic and pedagogical studies. In both fields it is possible to take different modules for individual specialisation.


Voice Department

Leila Schütz, Jonathan Meyenschein/Foto: privat
Anastasiya Taratorkina/Foto: privat


Entrance Requirements


Study Curriculum & Documents


Professors and Lecturers (full-time)

Yamina Maamar (Foto: Isabella Wirth)
Hendrikje Wangemann (Foto: Picture People)


Professors and Lecturers (teaching assignment)

Contacts for all professors, lecturers and staff can be found here


Award Winners

Competitions and Scholarships

Anna Kudriashova-Stepanets (links)/Foto:privat, Marie Bieber/Foto: Anna Werner
Anna Kudriashova-Stepanets (o.l.), Kurumi Sueyoshi (o.r.), Inkyu Park (u.l.), Subin Park (u.r.)/Foto: Privat

Master classes and workshops

Ensemblewettbewerb 2021 Duet Euphonie: Seulgi Lee (Klavier), Paulina Bielarczyk (Gesang)/Foto: Sven Claus


Successes of our Alumni and Students

Paulina Bielarczyk/Foto:privat
Murilo de Sousa Pereira/Foto: privat